Annie Lennox Net Worth: Lifestyle & Charity

Grammy-winning artist Annie Lennox has a mind-blowing net worth of $60 million.

She is a Scottish singer, songwriter, philanthropist, and political activist.

Born on 25th December of 1954, in Aberdeen, Scotland, Annie studied classical music, piano, and flute.

Annie Lennox promoting awareness about HIV/AIDS at a concert
Annie Lennox promoting awareness about HIV/AIDS at a concert

Annie gained success in the late 1970s as part of the new wave band The Tourists.

She and her fellow musician Dave Stewart achieved international success in the 1980s as Eurythmics.

She has also earned the distinction of most successful female British artist in UK music history.

Quick Facts

Here are some quick facts about Annie Lennox:

Birth Name Ann Lennox
Stage Name Annie Lennox
Net Worth $60 million
Profession Singer, Songwriter, Chancellor for GCU, Activist, and Humanitarian ambassador
Gender Female
Country of Origin Scotland
Birth Date 25 December 1954
Birth Place Aberdeen, Scotland
Education Royal Academy of Music and Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama
Nationality British
Ethnicity White
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Father’s Name Thomas Allison Lennox
Mother’s Name Dorothy Lennox
Siblings None
Sexual Orientation Straight
Ex-Husbands Radha Raman (m 1984-1985), Uri Fruchtmann (m 1988-2000)
Marital Status Married
Spouse Dr. Mitch Besser (Present)
Children Two (Lola Lennox and Tali Lennox)
Age 67 Years Old
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 154 lbs (70 kg)
Hair Color Orange
Eye Color Green
Active Years 1976 – Present
Labels
Associated Acts Nadirah X, Jim Blackley, Andy Richards, Doug Wimbish, Jess Mills, Simon Fuller, Mike Stevens, and Lola Lennox
Genres Pop, Pop rock, rock, soul, new wave, R & B, Synth Pop, electronica, blue-eyed soul, adult contemporary and Jazz
Awards and Achievements Academy Awards, Billboard Music Awards, Brit Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Grammy Awards, Oscars Awards, and MTV Video Music Awards 
Awards Nominated Thirty
Awards Won Sixteen
Social Media Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
Website Annie Lennox
Last Update July, 2022

Annie Lennox Net Worth and Income

Annie Lennox’s net worth has grown exponentially over the past years, from a net worth of $30 million in 2010 to a staggering $60 million in 2021.

Lennox has sold over 80 million records worldwide, making her one of the world’s best-selling music artists.

Her primary sources of income are music albums and concerts.

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Annie Lennox: Houses and Cars

Houses

Annie owns a couple of homes.

In 2018, Annie bought a 2,723 square feet home in Nichols Canyon gated community in the Hollywood Hills for $4.4 million, which features three-and-a-half bathrooms and an infinity pool.

Subsequently, in 2019, Lennox bought another 1,631 square foot bungalow on Hollywood Hills for $1.6 million, which features two bedrooms and one bathroom.

Likewise, in 2013, Annie sold her 5,131 square foot London mansion for a staggering $12 million, three times more than what she paid for it.

Annie also owns a 1535 square foot home in Autumn Ridge Ln, Grapevine, TX, featuring three bedrooms and two bathrooms.

Cars

Annie Lennox owns a luxury 2017 Aston Martin Rapide S, which she bought for $206,000.

A $43,000 2018 Audi A3 is also among the fleet of her cars.

Likewise, Annie also owns a Tesla Model X, an electric car.

Annie Lennox: Lifestyle and Vacations

Lifestyle

Despite being a world-renowned artist and celebrity, Annie has managed to live a pretty private and simple life outside of all the buzz and attention.

Annie has lived a pretty modern life in her younger days. We saw her wearing a Bra and a Leather Jacket with matching pants at her concerts.

Annie Lennox in her alien wardrobe style at a concert
Annie Lennox in her alien wardrobe style at a concert

In the early ’80s, some even consider her wardrobe as somewhat of an alien.

As for now, we can still see her fashion as stylish and alien as ever.

Vacations

Annie recently had a vacation in Hawaii. She was pictured having drinks and taking sunbath with her husband.

Likewise, Annie and her husband have also been to Barcelona, Spain, in 2015.

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Annie Lennox: Charity and Political Activism

From early on in her career, Annie Lennox has been an avid social activist and has contributed to charity and the world we live in.

Annie may not have her non-profit organization, but she does support more than twenty charities and their causes.

In 1990, Lennox recorded a version of Cole Porter’s Every Time We Say Goodbye for the Cole Porter tribute album Red Hot + Blue, a benefit for AIDS awareness.

Annie has also been a public supporter of Amnesty International and Greenpeace.

Similarly, in 1999, she donated all of the profits from Eurythmics Peacetour to charities.

And in 2003, Lennox was also a signatory to the No War On Iraq campaign.

Similarly, in 2006, Lennox became a patron of the Master’s Course in Humanitarian and Development Practice for Oxford Brookes University.

In 2009, she led a rally against the Gaza War in London.

Likewise, in 2010, Annie was given the title of UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for AIDS.

Later that year, in recognition of her humanitarian, she was named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE).

The singer also received the award in 2011 from Queen Elizabeth II.

Annie has promoted various causes such as Abuse, Adoption, AIDS & HIV, and Civil Rights.

She also supported Cancer, Human Rights, Slavery & Human trafficking, Rape/Sexual Abuse, etc.

Albums & Concerts, Endorsements, and Book Publications

Albums and Concerts

Annie has made over ten albums with British music duo Eurythmics throughout the years and has sold over 80 million worldwide.

In 1984, Lennox earned $150,000 from the soundtrack album For the Love of Big Brother.

Likewise, in 1985, her second album, Be Yourself Tonight, earned her $2,390,000.

Then in 1986, she earned $1,600,000 from the album Revenge. The following year she made another album called Savage, which earned her $605,100.

Similarly, in 1989, Lennox made $1,011,000 from her album We Too Are One. And $7,093,000 from the compilation album Greatest Hits.

Solo Albums

Likewise, in 1992, she produced her first solo album named Diva, which earned her $3,850,00.

In 1995, she earned $6,000,000 from her second solo album Medusa. And, in 1999, from the album Peace, she earned $1,261,000.

Subsequently, in 2003, Annie made $976,000 from the album Bare. She also made a compilation album called Ultimate Compilation, from which she earned about $1,143,000.

Likewise, her album Songs of Mass Destruction in 2007 earned her $335,000. And in 2009, she earned $50,000 from The Annie Lennox Compilation.

In 2010, her album A Christmas Cornucopia earned her $100,000.

And in 2014, Annie earned about $239,000 from her album Nostalgia.

Annie Lennox has also done various concerts and events, primarily for charity and humanitarian support.

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Endorsement

As for Annie Lennox’s sponsors and endorsement, she doesn’t have any.

Being known for her sense of style, the singer stays clear of joining any sponsors deal with designer products because she doesn’t want to be owned by any fashion house.

She also said, “I never endorse anybody,” in an interview while visiting New York ahead of the city’s semi-annual Fashion Week.

Book Publications

Annie Lennox has not written any books, but she has a biography written by author Bryony Sutherland.

We are sorry to say that the money earned from her biography is not available, but we can find the book on Amazon.

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Annie Lennox Career

Lennox started her musical career as a flutist with a band called Dragon’s Playground in 1976.

Later she joined a group called The Tourists, where she was the lead singer from 1977 to 1980.

During this time, she met her fellow musician David Stewart.

Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart
Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart

After The Tourists disbanded, David and Annie formed their band, the Eurythmics, in 1980 and released their first album, ‘In the Garden’ in 1981.

The duo released its second album, ‘Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)’ in 1983, which was a commercial breakthrough for the band, which had been struggling for the past two years. 

Likewise, in 1998, after eight years, Annie and her former partner David performed together at a record company party. 

Similarly, in 2007, she released her album Songs of Mass Destruction, which ranked No.7 in the United Kingdom.

Subsequently, in the same year, Annie embarked on a primarily North American tour called ‘Annie Lennox Sing’ from October-November of 2007, which included eighteen stops.

3 Facts about Annie Lennox

  • In 2019, in recognition of International Women’s Day, Annie teamed up with Apple Music and launched a video telling the story about women’s rights in the last hundred years.
  • Annie Lennox was the recipient of the George Harrison Global Citizen Award in 2017.
  • Many of Lennox’s charitable endeavors are run across the internet, which she refers to as laptop activism. She focuses on human rights through her association with Nelson Mandela’s 46664 Foundation.

Quotes

“Dying is easy, it’s living that scares me to death.”

“When you’re that successful, things have a momentum, and at a certain point you can’t really tell whether you have created the momentum or it’s creating you.”

FAQs

Who did Annie Lennox marry?

Annie Lennox has been married more than once. She was married to Radha Raman from 1984 to 1985. Later, she got married to Uri Frutchtmann from 1988 to 2000. Lastly, she is currently married to Mitchell Besser in 2012.

Did Annie Lennox lose a baby?

Yes, Annie did lose her stillborn son in 1988.

Where does Annie Lennox live now?

Currently, Annie lives in London with her husband, Mitchell Besser.

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